Barring any last-minute regulatory interventions, the launch of the product represents a major milestone for ETH’s mainstreaming at a moment when the asset is setting new record price levels.
The move comes on the back of highs in other associated metrics such as record weekly transaction count, but also coincides with the network’s risky transition to ETH 2.0. 
The endorsement from Dalio, the latest in a spree of high-profile investors to express revised views on the asset, is a tepid one and reflects the learning curve some institutional investors are yet to overcome.
DOGE’s light-hearted culture and its “meme-able” Shibu Inu symbol support its propensity for social media virality and its ludicrousness makes its spurious buying by traders seem like an endorsement of the satire it represents.
Suarez is placing crypto at the center of his efforts to attract tech businesses to the city of Miami. He may be the first Western lawmaker to suggest allocating public treasury funds towards BTC.
BTC mining hardware producer Bitmain’s Co-Founder has resigned as CEO and Chairman. The move seems to bring an end to a power struggle with the firm’s other Co-Founder that has been ongoing since 2018.
Last week, crypto analytics and tracing firm Chainalysis released an excerpt of its 2021 Crypto Crime Report that highlighted a drop in crypto transactions associated with criminal activity in 2020 compared to 2019. 
The free 2-day conference, aimed at educating other corporations on how to “plug [BTC] into their balance sheet,” will be watched closely to gauge MicroStrategy’s success in promoting the adoption of BTC.
The statement, an answer to a question regarding the department’s approach to illicit activities and terrorism, speaks to U.S. regulators’ maintaining of crypto policy status quo under the Biden Administration.
Ethereum's fresh highs come with ETH staked in the ETH 2.0 Staking Contract surpassing 2 million over the weekend. Staked ETH is locked into the contract until Ethereum’s Phase 1.5 is launched, slated for 2022.